For the next three years, researchers from the National Oceanic Atmospheric Administration, the University of Rhode Island and Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution will look into the ocean to help improve the quality of data collected by satellites more than 500 miles above.Continue reading "URI oceanographers among scientists looking to the ocean to improve satellite data"
Scientists from GSO spent weeks at sea last summer on research expeditions designed to gain a better understanding of underwater volcanoes, microscopic life and Arctic winds.Continue reading "URI oceanographers explore world’s oceans to better understand underwater volcanoes, microscopic life, Arctic winds"
URI Graduate School of Oceanography professor Lewis Rothstein was interviewed about the Rhode Island Consortium for Coastal Ecology Assessment, Innovation, and Modeling.Continue reading "New equipment coming soon to monitor Narragansett Bay’s health"
Oceanographers, engineers and other marine scientists from URI are preparing to deploy an array of instruments in Narragansett Bay to monitor and predict the Bay’s health in the face of environmental changes.Continue reading "URI scientists to deploy Narragansett Bay Observatory for monitoring health of changing bay"
Bottom trawl fishing occurs on just 14 percent of the seafloor along continental shelves and slopes according to a new global analysis resulting from research by nearly five dozen scientists including GSO professor Jeremy Collie.Continue reading "New analysis reveals ocean trawling’s global footprint smaller than earlier estimates"
Dr. Candace Oviatt has been carrying out crucial research in Narragansett Bay for decades and shows no signs of stopping.Continue reading "Bay Campus (B)log: Candace Oviatt, Ph.D. – She’s Keeping an Eye on Narragansett Bay"
Many undergraduate students in the Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship in Oceanography (SURFO) program have the opportunity to hone in their programming skills while delving into oceanographic research.Continue reading "Meet the SURFOs: Cassandra Alexander and Lauren Cook"
For the summer 2018, SURFO program participant Sarah Paulson (Wesleyan University) is profiling the microbial community associated with local oysters infected with the parasite causing the Dermo disease.Continue reading "Meet the SURFOs: Sarah Paulson"
“It really touches every aspect of our lives, so if you don’t care about the research, we’re not going to learn about all of these different things that impact us every single day.”Continue reading "This is GSO: Joe Langan, GSO Student"
Rhode Island EPSCoR – Prof.s Tatiana Rynearson and Rebecca Robinson featuredContinue reading "Tiny Organisms Yield Big Clues"